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Empty Meeting Grounds: The Tourist Papers

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Empty Meeting Grounds continues Dean MacCannell's search for the cultural subject that is about to emerge from the encounter of the ex-primitive and the post-modern. It contains fascinating chapters on Cannibal Tours', The Desire to be Postmodern', the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C., the Statue of Liberty Restoration Project and the urbanization of Yosemite Park.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 20th 1992 by Routledge (first published June 8th 1992)
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John
Dec 25, 2008 John rated it really liked it
Read this in the early 1990's. Has a great section on cannibalism, why tourism is vacuous, and another on Irvine, California. A little bit on the academic side as opposed to just fun reading.
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